Established in 1992, the year of the Rio Earth Summit, the GEF Small Grants Programme embodies the very essence of sustainable development by "thinking globally acting locally". By providing financial and technical support to projects that conserve and restore the environment while enhancing people's well-being and livelihoods, SGP demonstrates that community action can maintain the fine balance between human needs and environmental imperatives.

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Dominican Republic - Local Action for Global Conservation
Ukraine: "Launch of protected area to rehabilitate forest ecosystem in Kremin district, Lugansk region" (Ukrainian)

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SGP Barbados Green Reporter, issue December 2017...

        SGP Barbados prepares and publishes its online informative bulletin "Green reporter". December 2017 issue of "Green Reporter" ... read more
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Protecting endangered sea turtles in Malaysia...

Seven different species of sea turtles – also known as marine turtles – inhabit our oceans. Of these seven, only the green turtle has a stable population ... read more